Supporters walk to the London Stadium ahead of West Ham United’s home match against Watford, which they lost 4-2. As Billy Bonds said this week, whatever the London Stadium is, “it isn’t a football ground”. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ten o’clock, Wednesday night, and those who got away quickly are already in the Bow Bells pub on Bow Road, east London. The TV screen is relaying the (...)